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Can protein drinks help you lose weight?
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"Well, it's not 100 percent clear that extra protein is going to help with weight loss," said Bonnie Liebman, director of nutrition at the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Some studies – mostly funded by the food industry – show higher …

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Uruguay worried about Argentine debt crisis, but says risks mitigated
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Uruguay's economic exposure to Argentina is smaller than a decade ago when the small agricultural country of 3 million suffered its biggest ever financial crisis after its much larger neighbor defaulted on $100 billion in debt. Uruguay used to be a …

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Turkey's Secularists Find Religion
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The party of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Turkey's great force for secularism, has picked a moderately religious man as its candidate for August's presidential election — a sign that at last it may be approaching that moment when lost political parties …

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Study: Putting religion on your resume hurts your job chances — unless you're …
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The study of religious discrimination in hiring recently published in the journal Social Currents found job applicants whose resumes betrayed a religious affiliation were 26 percent less likely to be contacted by an employer — except for Jewish …

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A history of the federal government's 'lost' e-mails
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A watchdog group this week called on Congress to investigate federal record-keeping practices to determine why the government has repeatedly lost e-mails that could shed light on alleged wrongdoing. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington …

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BOJ Biggest Japan Government Bondholder
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Through its easing program launched in April 2013, the BOJ currently buys about ¥6 trillion to ¥8 trillion of Japan's sovereign debt from the market every month, the equivalent of about 70% of all new government issuance. Since the easing measures were …

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Senators grill Dr. Oz about 'miracle' weight loss claims
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(CNN) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of "The Dr. Oz Show," was grilled Tuesday by senators on Capitol Hill about the promotion of weight loss products on his show. Sen. Claire McCaskill, chairwoman of the subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, …

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Argentina's Debt Crisis
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The U.S. courts have held Argentina to the terms of its debt contracts. When the Argentine government borrowed the money, the courts say, it made a promise to repay the amount borrowed plus interest. It should pay what it agreed to pay, the U.S. courts …

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